Application Details

Studio C's fall semester (August 31-November 16) is focused on organizations and collaborations that explore new approaches to poverty alleviation and reduction. We are particularly interested in groups that are considering projects in the following Tri-State areas:

  • Avondale
  • Covington
  • Price Hill
  • Madisonville
  • Walnut Hills
  • Newport
  • West End
  • Norwood
  • Felicity
  • Middletown
  • Dearborn and Ohio Counties (Indiana) 

While preference will be given to projects working in these communities, we are open to applicants who may not have a geographical focus.


August 4: Deadline to sign up your team
August 7-11: Design Impact staff will conduct brief interviews with applicants
August 14: Applicants notified
August 31: Studio C Fall Kickoff 


  1. The first 3 sessions (Thursdays, August 31 - September 14) are open to all participating teams.
  2. For the first 3 sessions, teams have two session options: 9am-11am or 3pm-5pm.  
  3. After week 3, teams will be interviewed to determine if their idea is in a position to move forward in Studio C for the remaining 9 weeks (September 21 - November 16, 1pm-5pm).  

Teams will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Commitment (showing up on time and engaged in the session) 
  • Buy-in from the leadership of their organization
  • Potential of their idea/ solution to support opportunities for families in poverty
  • Power/ability to implement ideas 

Once your application is submitted, a staff member from Design Impact will contact you to discuss program details. Due to capacity, program size is limited

Contact Name *
Contact Name
Phone *
Team information
Number of participants on your team *
Studio C teams should be made up of 2-4 people
Include names and email addresses
Choose your time slot for weeks 1 through 3 *
PLEASE NOTE: During weeks 1-3 (Aug. 31, Sept. 7, Sept. 14), your team may choose to attend either the morning or afternoon session (you must select one now). Morning sessions are 9-11 am, afternoon sessions are 3-5 pm. After week three all sessions are 1-5 pm.

Organization Information
What is the mission/purpose of your organization?
Assets could include programs, services and/or partnerships
What is your group's area of impact?
Select all that apply
How did you hear about Studio C?

Once your application is submitted, a staff member from Design Impact will contact you to discuss program details. Due to capacity, program size is limited. All applicants will be notified by March 2, 2017.